Currency slides in Lebanon as new government steps up

" Currency slides in Lebanon as new government steps up

The Lebanese Pound has lost nearly 90 per cent of its value as it hits world record inflation rates.
US gives $1.4b to Israel’s Iron Dome upgrades

" US gives $1.4b to Israel’s Iron Dome upgrades

The US will continue $1 billion (A$1.4 billion) of annual funding for Israel to upgrade its Iron Dome defence mechanism, despite political strif…
Hong Kong votes in ‘patriot-only’ election

" Hong Kong votes in ‘patriot-only’ election

Hong Kong citizens voted in the city’s first political rally since Beijing declared only ‘patriots’ to the mainland could enter the running.
Canada votes as Trudeau and the Opposition sit tied

" Canada votes as Trudeau and the Opposition sit tied

Canadians will vote in a federal election today as opinion polls put current Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and Opposition Leader Erin O’Toole less
China and France criticise AUKUS agreement

" China and France criticise AUKUS agreement

Chinese and French foreign ministries have discredited the
Jobless rate falls amid ongoing Australian lockdowns and lower participation

" Jobless rate falls amid ongoing Australian lockdowns and lower participation

The Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) has reported the loss of 211,188 people from the national workforce last month.
North and South Korea test missiles while AUKUS goes nuclear

" North and South Korea test missiles while AUKUS goes nuclear

The United Nations (UN) has criticised North Korea after the nation launched two ballistic missiles into the Korean East peninsula, the same day
UK releases winter COVID-19 plan

" UK releases winter COVID-19 plan

UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson and Health Minister Sajid Javid have released new COVID-19 guidelines for autumn and winter in the hopes of
China’s ports prepare for Typhoon Chanthu

" China’s ports prepare for Typhoon Chanthu

In preparation for Typhoon Chantu, China has reduced production loads at multiple major facilities on its southeast coast, including at Shanghai Port —
UK scraps vax-ports while Israel considers fourth vaccine round

" UK scraps vax-ports while Israel considers fourth vaccine round

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson has announced vaccine passports previously used to limit nightlife and social activities in the UK will be scrapped.